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CSPAN
Oct 29, 2012 5:00pm EDT
you to know that my priorities are mexico's priorities. protecting social security and medicare. tax cuts for the middle class, keeping our promises to our veterans and making college more affordable for everyone. i come home nearly every weekend so i can hold the job fairs to meet with the mexicans and raise my family. i've always fought for the things that matter most to the mexicans and i will continue to do that in the senate. >> moderator: was the first question with the deficit increasing by the second economic recovery, what would you as a u.s. senator do about taxes and what would you do about spending? we will begin with martin. i think what is critical was to take a balanced approach. every single bipartisan group that's gotten together butter it is simpson-bowles. if you look at both sides of the equation and increase revenue and make cuts to existing programs we are going to have to weather some challenging kids in the future because spending is too high but we also have to increase revenues. it's fair to ask people what the upper income levels to shoulder the same respon
PBS
Oct 15, 2012 6:30pm PDT
. the homeless world cup has just ended in mexico. first, let's look at some other stories making the headlines. trial hearings have begun into the disaster. it is the first time the captain based survivors. 32 people died in january. >> scotland it now has the right to hold the referendum on independence from the uk. in the scottish capital, the simple yes or no vote on staying in the u.k. is set to take place in the fall of 2014. >> the girl shot by the taller than -- by the taliban has arrived at the hospital. militants attacked the 14-year- old for campaigning for education. she was shot in the head and neck. >> the philippines a signed a peace pact. this could end an uprising. we will see the creation of a new muslim and the south. >> as they prepare for the 2014 soccer world cup, another championship has been held in mexico city. >> the world a homeless soccer cup is staged to call attention to the plight of those without a roof over their heads. >> these people were celebrating with a normally would be unwelcome. nearly 500 homeless men and women around the world squared off on mexico ci
CSPAN
Oct 6, 2012 8:45am EDT
you make reference to the u.s. and mexico and house do you view the effected of things such as transnational criminal organizations and confluence of radical extremists, the movement of iran into venezuela and the fact the we have a large border that is essentially flat. >> in my book talking about mexico because i believe anomaly is shining and the greater middle east crucial to the u.s. destiny but mexico is on the same level and on the same level of importance because latin history is moving north demographically. the average guatemalans is 20. the average mexican is in late 20s. the average american -- much longer populations growing at faster rates and ours and whatever we do with immigration there will be more latin speaking people in our society. donald flynn be wrote in the early part of the 20th century when you have an artificial border where much of the southern border is between a highly developed society and and economically less developed society the border doesn't stay stable but moves in the direction of the less developed society which ultimately finds
CSPAN
Oct 28, 2012 12:00pm EDT
with mexico and the civil war was a small club and so grant drank himself out of the army. no one would have thought anything of it except that when the civil war began grant vaulted over dozens of officers senior to himself who took delight in spreading stories of grant's drinking. i tracked accounts of grant's drinking to the extent that i could and discovered on two occasions during the civil war he got drunk to the extent that he got drunk and went to bed and slept off and look up the next morning. he never got drunk at a time when being drunk impaired his ability to perform his responsibilities. he got drunk once during the siege of vicksburg when nothing was happening. he never got drunk when he was president. this is a story that has stuck with him in part because it is a label. you can put on somebody and it is hard to disprove. the part about grand being a butcher is something that even occurred to some of grant's fans during the civil war, the civil war shocked american sensibilities win the war began. no one understood how big the conflict was going to become. how many people woul
CNBC
Oct 2, 2012 4:00am EDT
struggles. >> short the aussie dollar, what, long the mexican peso? >> mexico is one of the big winners because they're deliberately raising wages. so low value added chinese manufacturing is nowhere near as competitive in the world as it once was. you see evidence of the u.s. getting some of it back. so mexico sort of had its breakfast, lunch and dinner the past 20 years by china appearing on the scene is probably in the early stages of regaining some of that a. so i think mexico is a big winner. southeast asia, philippines, for example. >> all right. jim, stick around. more to come from you. let's get over to asia and get a wrap of the day over there. >> thanks, ross. asian markets were mostly higher buoyed by improved data in u.s. and europe and also the rba rate cut. surprising move from the central bank helped the australian market end at a five month high. resources and banks enjoyed the rally. the aussie dollar on a one month low on the back of that decision. more companies announced profit warnings as concrete signs of a fwleb al slowdown, but shipping companies rebounded on som
WHUT
Oct 10, 2012 6:00pm EDT
10/10/12 10/10/12 [captioning made possible by democracy now!] >> from santa fe, new mexico, this is "democracy now!" >> walmart wal-mart you're no good, treat your associates like you should. >> walmart workers launch a historic strike across 28 stores in 12 states. organizers are describing the actions as a first retail worker strike in walmart's 50-year history. we will go to arkansas to speak with a worker who plans to protest outside walmart headquarters today. then to freeport, illinois, the, the protest encampment bainport. police have arrested three people for blocking the removal of equipment from the sensata plant to protest a plan by mitt romney's former company bain capital to close the factory and ship their jobs to china. >> i am here because people that have their livelihoods, have raised their families, they have worked at their jobs and put in long hours and hard hours, they are losing them to communist china. romney, who benefits from bain capital, he does not seem to think there is any correlation at all. i just believe in their cause prix de >> as million
CBS
Oct 7, 2012 6:00pm PDT
new mexico. >> you are going up to a hostile environment. >> reporter: do you think you're ready for that? >> i know mi ready for that. because i have been trained the last five years. >> reporter: baumgartner a 43-year-old austrian and elite skydiver will rise before day break in a capsule lifted by a helium balloon 55 stories tall. the ascent will take three hours. temperatures will fall as low as minus 70 degrees. when he jumps baumgartner wearing a pressurized suit will be in freefall for five minute, top speed could hit 700 miles per hour and with become the first human in freefall to break the speed of sound. >> nobody can tell me what happens to the human body in freefall flying at supersonic speed so even if we have been testing a lot and rehearse, the last couple of years, we are not going to know the answer until we do it for real. >> i'm the only person in the world that knows what he is going through within jose kittinger held the sky die record since 1960 when the air force captain jumped from 102,000 feet, that's 19 miles up. kittinger, now 84, is helping train baum
PBS
Oct 25, 2012 4:00pm PDT
anywhere. >> but especially california, and j.k., north mexico. -- a.k.a., north mexico. >> is more about his turn, professorial facade. >> with me always is my and burk translator. after the recent town hall debate and the town halt -- the town hall debate -- >> i've got my sweater back. >> when you do make a joke, it has the risk of offending a lot of people. on the iran, most canadians do not care if they have offended you, and that is -- on the other hand, most comedians and do not care if they have offended you. that is where, it gives them strength. >> that is it for our newshour. thanks so much for watching. >> make sense of international news at bbc.com/news. >> funding for this presentation was made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, newman's own foundation, and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers use their expertise in global finance to guide you through the business strategies and opportunities of international commerce. we put our extended global network to work for a wide range of companies, from small businesses
FOX Business
Oct 16, 2012 4:00pm EDT
? >> colombia and peru. peru is also a very good place. and of course mexico and chile. you know, these are poor countries that have free trade agreements with the united states. david: yes. >> that is very good for them. in addition their central banks are implementing inflation targeting policies which have brought down inflation to, you know, three, 4% at most. and of course you have brazil. i think brazil has still some excessively protectionistic approach but i think, a good strategy for the united states would be to offer countries like brazil, like uruguay, and peru, the possibility of engaging in free trade negotiations. that would be very good for those countries but also for the united states. there are plenty of opportunities there. david: domingo, we have to invite you back specifically to talk about mexico. we haven't forgotten mexico. we have news coming on the citi front. there is analyst call coming in. the former finance minister from argentina. thanks very much for coming in. >> appreciate it. liz: david, the headlines are flashing "fast and furious"ly. in essence the ceo holdi
MSNBC
Oct 8, 2012 6:00am PDT
.s. and mexico. we're talking about tomatoes and maybe sour grapes as well. the it's subject of our deep dive today. last week, the obama administration announced it favored canceling a 16-year-old $3.5 billion tomato trade deal with mexico. the deal encourages imports and has kept tomato prices low. but florida growers say they're so low they can't catch up. the numbers show mexican tomato sales have quadruple since 2000 while florida has seen its cut shrink dramatically. after a flurry of letters from lawmakers, the commerce department decided to repd the trade agreement be scrapped. mexico growers were stunned, upset they hadn't been granted a meeting until after the decision. why did the decision get rushed? presidential politic, the influence of those florida growers might have played just a small role. michael isakoff is nbc's national investigative correspondent. it's an election year and hearing about issues like this, oh, favoritism of this front for florida. favoritism on that front for ohio. it shouldn't come as a shock and yet, we see it play out every year. four years, excuse me.
FOX
Oct 21, 2012 11:00pm PDT
canaveral, mexico city or any other city in the south eastern parts of the united states. >> shall be the policy of this nation to regard any nuclear missile launched from cuba or any nation in the western hepls -- hemisphere as an attack. requiring a full retaliatory response. >> it almost seemed the day as if time stood still. the shooting hasn't started yet but there weren't any real encouraging signs that it could be avoided. but worried, alarmed, afraid perhaps even the american public nonetheless appeared determined and resolved. this is walter cronkite, good night. >> president kennedy would play one last card for a peaceful resolution. >> kennedy engaged in the least abnoxious option which is to engage a naval blockade. >> reporter: experts say any invasion fleet would almost certainly been annihilated by the missiles already in place. >> we would have sailed into this and i would think unless -- they would not have been able to stop it. >> as the stable stakes that the unite would take no action. >> his ploy had not worked. and by being willing to back down with blowing u
CNN
Oct 9, 2012 12:00pm EDT
exceptions are those accused of premeditated murder. >>> and new to mexico where a group of armed men just stole the body of a slain drug gang leader. the mexican military confirmed a little earlier today that they killed lazcano. his body had been moved to a funeral home in northern mexico and that's when the armed men moved in and took the body according to the state attorney general. >>> the nobel prize in fizzic this is year goes to american and french scientists. david wineland and they were honored for their work in light and matter. they'll share the $1.2 million prize and that money has been decreased would i 20% because of the economic downturn. >>> and now to northwest pakistan where a 14-year-old girl who won a peace prize for her actity vichl has been shot by the pakistani taliban. they say they targeted this young girl specifically because they has been outspoken about allowing girls to be educated. her father says she's in stable condition, though she has a bullet lodged in her neck. but the taliban warns if she survives this time, she won't next time. reza is on the phone. f
CSPAN
Oct 1, 2012 11:00pm EDT
candidate, gary johnson. the former governor of new mexico talks about his view of the tea party system and obstacles for third-party candidates. from "washington journal", this is 40 minutes. >> we are now with gary johnson, the former governor of new mexico. 1995 to 2003, the libertarian presidential nominee and gary johnson's first question, when you look at the major party candidate in this year's cycle, what is missing in the debate and dialogue and what you bring to the table? >> well, how about the truth, for starters, the notion that both obama and romney are arguing over who is going to spend more money on medicare when we need to have a raging debate and discussion on how we/medicare spending. i believe we will find ourselves in the midst of a monetary collapse as a result of borrowing and spending money to the tune of 43 cents of every dollar that we have spent. >> what is your prescription? >> we took it from a fee-for-service model to a managed care model and hundreds of millions of dollars were saved, i believe, if the federal government would have block printed the state
FOX News
Oct 9, 2012 8:00am PDT
to death in self-defense. jon: new arrest in a murder on the u.s.-mexico border. texas couple, david and tiffany hartley went jet-sking on falcon lake which straddles the border just over two years ago. they were out checking out church ruins submerged, half submerged on the mexican side of the lake. tiffany says pirates in three small boats started chasing them, shooting her husband in the head and gunning for her until she made it back to land. mexican police have been searching for the mysterious killers for two years. now they have made an arrest. this man, a drug cartel leader, who goes by the nickname of, squirrel. joining us on the phone the sheriff of zapata county, texas. is this a guy you have heard of? has he been on your radar, sheriff gonzalez? >> honestly know. we identified five individuals that had something to do with the killing of david that are low level i guess you could say. also an immediate yacht supervisor that gave orders to kill tiffany also. this individual is someone new to us. we were not aware he had any involvement. of course he is higher ranking i gue
PBS
Oct 23, 2012 12:00pm PDT
moll i was interested to see as well here is what they didn't mention, they didn't mention mexico and the drug crisis there, the drug wars going on and the euro crisis or anything going on in europe, they didn't mention india where probably a lot of, a lot more american jobs are being outsourced there than many other places and mentioned no sub saharan country in africa and didn't mention korea, north korea has a program and sanction that ised are up in the air storks much time was spent on israel, secondarily, some time spent on afghanistan and so much time talking about nation building at home that the pivot almost obscured the rest of the debate for long, long stretches, it was remarkable in that way. i know you can't talk about everything and every debate, but some of the things that didn't get talk about were kind of noticeable. >> rose: what did you think -- >> can i echo that? >> quickly. >> i think particularly mexico and europe, because these are domestic issues, these are affecting the -- europe is affecting our economy like nobody's business, and mexico if you live in t
Comedy Central
Oct 29, 2012 11:00pm PDT
. mexico, france. pakistan. (laughter) all in all last night made a fine conclusion, though, to the trillltrilogy of debates betweee two candidates eager acceptance of remote controlled hellfire drones to achieve that end. we learned mitt romney has basically come around to barack obama's position on foreign policy and barack obama's come around to the bush administration's policy on aggression overseas but don't worry, people. >> the foreign policy debate of the three debates i assume this will be the least watched of the three. >> so many voters in recent polls have said they don't care anything about foreign policy. >> yes or no, this debate matter? >> i don't think so. (laughter) >> jon: we'll be right back. (cheers and applause) (cheers and applause). >> jon: with the third debate out of the way campaign now enters its final phase so we turn to john oliver and aasif mandvi, they've been following the two campaigns. time for the end game. gentlemen, how are you? (cheers and applause) you two have been on the bus with both campaigns. these campaigns are finally making the
KCSMMHZ
Oct 17, 2012 2:30pm PDT
was 89. the body lay in state for three months. >> weather forecasters in mexico say tropical storm paul remains a threat. it is unlikely to make landfall, but could cause some flash floods and dangerous ocean swells. it was originally classified as a hurricane. >> officials in afghanistan sale least 45 afghan soldiers have been in it -- injured in a suicide last in the east of the country. the bomber drove his explosives- laden vehicles into a joint nato/afghan base. the taliban has claimed responsibility. >> disgraced cycling star lance armstrong has resigned as chairman of the cancer charity leavestrong -- livestrong. >> sports equipment maker nike has announced it will no longer sponsor armstrong, based on growing evidence armstrong had misled the company for more than a decade. >> in europe, with public pressure mounting over the economic environment of cost of biofuels, the european commission announced a major correction in its policies that could eventually see the sector scaled way back. >> commissioners say new proposals out today send out the right signal for the industry, whi
WHUT
Oct 11, 2012 7:00am EDT
spilt in nigeria than what was spilled in the gulf of mexico. that's a lot of oil. they also accuse shell of double standards. at the end of the day, this is a horrible p.r. situation for shell. listen to this. >> let's not forget shell has actually faced a series of lawsuits in nigeria, particularly and for many decades. we don't often hear because these are minor cases. this is quite significant. shell currently contributes close to 35% of nigeria's oil production with the government. so it is a major reputation risk and this is coming on the back of fines by regulators to the tune of $5 billion against shell for environmental pollution. so it's a perennial theme we're seeing time and time again. >> we were just trying to work out there -- >> yeah, caught us in the act. >> we were talking serious things here. is this a one day thing? >> i believe so. it could drag on, but i will keep you up to date. credit rating agency having a go. downgraded it. yep, the pressure on madrid is just piling on, is mounting asthma drid continues to resist asking for a full blown bailout. the u.s. ra
WHUT
Oct 12, 2012 7:30am EDT
, cooler air comes in. that air is colliding with warmer air from the gulf of mexico. creating a potential for severe weather in the ozarks into tonight. well, with severe weather should be moving towards the west. areas like the central plains and the southern plains, will be, at risk of severe weather on your friday. severe thunderstorms, gusty winds. and hail are possible. now out west, things are looking more wintry. we have regot heavy rain possib. heavy snow is likely in the four corners region in colorado. in the next 24 hours. out west, showers along the western coast. and then mountain snow for the canadian rockies on your friday. temperatures are cooling down to 12 degrees in vancouver. slightly warming up to 10 degrees in winnipeg. 12 in chicago. but we'll be warming up to 22 degrees as we head into your saturday. all right. finally, let's go over to europe then. things are calming down across ice lan. however, looking quite stormy across the uk and western continent. wet, windy weather. moving towards germany and over the next 24 hours. thunderstorms in italy should be moving t
WHUT
Oct 16, 2012 7:30am EDT
, as well as that western edge of mainland mexico. those are the treermopical stor. we have an intent winter storm up toward the pacific northwest. this is bringing significant snow to the canadian rockies, the northern rockies, and the intermountain west. it's going to be progressing along towards the east, actually intensifying as it goes. so this storm will be causing some trouble down towards the south and the midwest over the next couple of days. out east, things are starting to settle down for many of you. northern parts of new england still wet and windy today. still a good dose of snow to come for eastern canada. temperatures across the north are looking cool. we have the mid teens across places like vancouver, seattle, winni peg, 12 in toronto, 16 in new york city. some places are hot, 29 in houston. we've got 30 in oklahoma city with 31 in miami. 32 in los angeles, expected to warm up to 35 by thursday. here's your extended forecast. >>> one more story before we go. living through the invention of radio, television, and the airplane, a 115-year-old in northwestern japan renewed his
CNN
Oct 7, 2012 7:00am PDT
of the reform of mexico are monument after monument, some to local heroes, there's the last as tech ruler, some to world leaders, here's gandhi, christopher columbus, abraham lynn come, and the latest statue to go up is high daf hue lee daf. that's what others are asking. he was the leader of the central asian pet trow state until he died ten years ago. his son who is currently the president spend $5 million of his nation's oil riches to rebound some mexico city park. ice called the park and that's where the statue sits. if you take a look at the map you'll see that while this is the first statue of him, similar star tus have concurred much of eastern world and in asia. perhaps this one is coming to a park near you. the correct answer to our gps challenge question was c,
CSPAN
Oct 28, 2012 10:30am EDT
what louisiana has done, or telling virginia, or telling maine or telling arizona or new mexico any state what they should do. but we've got to work with every state, and every legislation and oppose top two. in my view, it's a hindrance to true democracy for grass roots americans that don't want to be controlled by super packs. [cheers and applause] >> all right. and our final speaker on this topic, i know you were republican as governor of new mexico, gary johnson, your response. >> well, running for governor of new mexico as a republican, i ran completely outside of the political system. completely. i mean i went and i somewhere duesed myself to the republican party two weeks before i ran, and they said you know what? we like you, we like what you've got to say, we're completely inclusive. you can go and you can make your case to all republicans in this state. take part in the debates, take part in the discussion. that's the way that politics should be. i was able to make that presentation, i was able to make that case, and by the way, the republican party chairman at that time s
FOX News
Oct 11, 2012 12:00pm PDT
the indescribable. could've had a v8. >>shepard: the devastating and historic oil spill in the gulf of mexico is today causing new problems along the gulf more than two years after the disaster. according to the coast guard there is an oil sheen that turned up near the rig of deep water last month matching the oil from the 2010 disaster. they tested it. it does not pose a risk to the gulf shoreline. the coast guard reports that b.p. and trans ocean that own the rig could be liable for the new oil. b.p. is close to a multibillion dollar settlement in the justice department's federal lawsuit according to the reporting of the the "wall street journal," parent company of this network. remember the explosion killed 11 people, injured a dozen others and unleashed 200 million gallons of oil into the gulf of mexico. now to the judge, senior judicial analyst, judge napolitano. >>judge napolitano: there are two cases of the federal government against b.p. what is a threatened civil case. they have not indicted the corporation but holding an indictment in hand to file tomorrow. the other is a lawsuit th
CSPAN
Oct 25, 2012 12:00pm EDT
, infiltrating mexico's drug cartels, and robert draper inside the house of representatives. the texas book festival, live this weekend on booktv on c-span2. >>> you're watching c-span2 with politics and public affairs. weekdays featuring live coverage of the u.s. senate. on weeknights watch key public policy events, and every weekend the latest nonfiction authors and books on booktv. you can see past programs and get our schedules at our web site, and you can join in the conversation on social media sites. >>> a look, now, at the importance of the hispanic vote in the key swing states of florida, colorado and north dakota. this event was held in washington tuesday by the national association of latino elected and appointed officials also known as naleo. this is about 45 minutes. [inaudible conversations] >> good morning. we're going to get, we're going to get started with our briefing this morning. the presentation on election 201 by the naleo fund, the national association of latino elected and appointed officials. we're two organizations, one is a membership organization of ofe nation's
CSPAN
Oct 18, 2012 12:00pm EDT
the teaching function basically. i am also working on a program in mexico in the schools in mexico that will now be up to about 6,000 schools to operate in the networking. so, here is an implication for the argument that we make in the peace coming and i want to say that i am more radical on this set of issues than nicoe authors -- co-authors. inevitably, learning is alive and well in society. the means for access to learning will be more flexible and more responsive to individual demand however disorganized. how it is organized is going to be up for grabs. it will not accommodate well to the hierarchy model and the longer that we stay with the domestic hierarchy model, the worse the association between learning and schooling will be. .. in which public school organization are trying to accommodate to the digital age are totally dysfunctional, and these institutions will die as a a consequence of that. finally, just an argument about neuroscience, i know i'm actually taking a neuro biology course at berkeley online, and i look back on my classroom observations and i think this is a
CSPAN
Oct 14, 2012 7:00am EDT
education. he was such a tyrant's about it. he often threatens to send me back to mexico if i did not do well in school. that was a scary threats. i did not want to go back to mexico. i wanted to make him proud. another thing i felt was that because i begged him to bring me, i felt that i owed him that. i felt that i never wanted my father to say i should not have brought you. >> winner of the american book award and international latino book award and growing up an illegal alien in los angeles tonight at 8:00 eastern. >> "washington journal"continue as -- host: the political columnist ed "the washington times." in his column this morning, he writes that this coming week may live up to the characterization that every week is a make or break a week of the campaign after labor day. do you think this week is a big win for the candidates? guest: in washington again breathless about things like debates. i think it is important. foreign policy is an area that people have to prove that they can meet a certain threshold and are not completely out of their depth in terms of dealing with a lot of
CSPAN
Oct 9, 2012 8:00pm EDT
mention. the diversification of our group in brazil we saw 26%. and mexico 12, another latino country 6%. that is all for% in the emerging market. we have roughly speaking half of our earnings. the rest diversified in countries such as the u.s., u.k. or germany. that means diversification is their kiosk pectin understanding under the resilience against the crisis. the fact of having a decentralized city area, means that if any crisis were to happen in one of the markets in which we are, we are able to have a firewall around this element of christ is, affecting by the investment in those countries but that the spillover impact. when we present to the bank of spain, we underline the bank of spain, as one of the great bear. they standalone independent said series. with the fact of having the banking operation with the largest branch of the world give us access to stable liquidity dependent on financial market. we find ourselves basically the banking obligation, another interesting feature. to the extent, it is likely about 100% of 170%, which is practically funding our assets and with a ve
CNBC
Oct 8, 2012 4:00pm EDT
debt crisis in greece, mexico and russia. on what needs to be done to clean up the debt mess right here in the u.s. he says it may be the difference between your children hating you or not one day. >> that's a cheery thought. >>> later s your state next to sin? we'll go live to ohio for a look at its dicey solution to fill the big gap in state coffers. ally bank. why they have a raise your rate cd. tonight our guest, thomas sargent. nobel laureate in economics, and one of the most cited economists in the world. professor sargent, can you tell me what cd rates will be in two years? no. if he can't, no one can. that's why ally has a raise your rate cd. ally bank. your money needs an ally. boproductivity up, costs down, thtime to market reduced... those are good things. upstairs, they will see fantasy. not fantasy... logistics. ups came in, analyzed our supply chain, inventory systems... ups? ups. not fantasy? who would have thought? i did. we did, bob. we did. got it. like in a special ops mission? you'd spot movement, gather intelligence with minimal collateral damage. but rather than ne
CSPAN
Oct 19, 2012 2:00pm EDT
and 1.2 million refugees and they need clothes and everything. right now in mexico we've been where we have seen 50,000 people die in the last five years. we still live in a country where we have 10 million people in extreme poverty and we have illegal revjees that live here in the united states. so what would be your position on the moral obligation of the mexican government to their citizens to the war on drugs that has been going for the last five years? and i'd like to remember what the counselor of the u.n. on security said about repression which means more violence general rates more violence. so what would be your stand on the war in drugs in mexico? >> i have a feeling you're going to be a good lawyer. >> thank you. >> let me say that the drug issue is a big one in mexico and is becoming a big issue globally. last year there was a global commission on drugs headed by former president of brazil. i was on that commission. and the main point in the report was to decriminalation, not legalation, but deation because of the way laws are a plide. it doesn't work. it's got the prisons
PBS
Oct 24, 2012 12:00am PDT
we didn't hear about what, say, anything about mexico or really latin america, about africa, about climate change, about japan. more broadly about asia. they talked about china but asia is getting in some ways, quote unquote, interesting again. in some ways it reminds me of europe of areentury ago where a lot of countries are begin to go get more atiff in their foreign policies. you don't have the regional institutions. you don't yet have the reconcilitiion of past frictions. ihunch is the new president will not have to deal simply with all the obvious challenges of the greater middle east we have come to know. my hunch is they're going to have to deal with all the problems of asian pacific as well as the lingering challenge of thee euro zone problem. it will be e a full foreign pocy in-box for whoever is elected. >> woodruff: fascinating. i don't think much more we're going to hear about foreign policy becyeen now and the election. we did hear about it last nighte thank you both for sharing your thoughts with us this evening. tnk you both. >> thanknk you. >> woodruff: and we have
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